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Product Launch and Review: WTB CZR I30 Wheels

Carbon wheels done right for all riders

WTB CZR WHEELS (press release) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLCr0mYoANU&feature=youtu.be You may recall the set of WTB CZR i30's that we had built up custom to Chris King hubs. (see review here) Now, WTB is offering their carbon…
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FIRST LOOK: Otso Voytek

Blurring the line between fat bike and hardtail

It’s a bike that isn’t constrained to a season or weather many Otso Voytek owners have a fat wheelset for winter riding and a mountain bike wheelset to swap in for warmer months.
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FIRST LOOK: GT Force Carbon

GT's Force gets revamped with a new high pivot suspension design.

GT’s new Force is yet another on a growing list of mountain bikes to adopt a high pivot suspension design. Dubbed High Pivot LTS Suspension, it is effectively a 160mm travel four bar horst link style design with a high pivot…
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FIRST RIDE IMPRESSIONS: Pivot Cycles Firebird

An all new 165mm travel enduro speed machine

Pivot’s EWS race winning Firebird sees a full redesign with the goal of delivering a faster bike for enduro racing and riding. Like the Switchblade, Mach 4SL and Trail 429, the 29” wheel Firebird sees a vertical shock orientation and…
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First Look: Thor 2022 FALL BIKE COLLECTION

When motocross apparel brand, Thor signed downhill racer Aaron Gwin, it seemed likely that it would make a move into the mountain bike scene.  Today, Thor has made it official with the launching of it's fall 2022 line. The moto inspired…
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Cannondale Dave: A New, Do-It-All, 26-Inch, Aluminum Hardtail for $1150

Dave is designed for dirt-jumps, pump-tracks, flow-trails, street-jib lines and anything else you want to do with it. Cannondale's tagline is "Better bring Dave." Check out the photos, the specs and the video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEptFxrZ3dQ Below are the photos, specifications, and other info that Cannondale shared with us about Dave: ˓Here are some more details about the bike,…
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Intense Introduces Their New “951 Series” of Mountain Bikes

The new models will come with 29-inch wheels and either 120mm or 140mm of travel

Here's the news release from Intense: Introducing the INTENSE 951 Series Expanding our Southern California Roots 6/11/2021 Temecula, CA – With the current global boom in cycling we see that now more than ever there is a need for high…
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New Bike Day for Nino Schurter

The 8x world champ is excited for even more efficiency

Here's the word from SCOTT on Nino's latest bike: Bike - SCOTT Spark RC The ALL-NEW Spark RC is the perfect blend of top-notch carbon engineering, never before seen levels of integration and just the right amount of secret sauce. We…
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New Fizik Downhill and Enduro Shoes

Designed to take you down the mountain, fast and in control

(press release) fizik fully commit to the MTB market announcing Gravita - a range of MTB shoes developed to better blend protection and performance for downhill and enduro riders. A team of industry-leading experts, engineers, and…
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New Video: Troy Lee Designs A3 Helmet

Never Take It Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu0aaCICWRw At home with Vali Höll in beautiful Austria for another relaxing day of yoga, chill time, and her daily sauna routine all in the A3 Helmet. It's so comfortable you'll never want to take it off.…
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First Look New Bikes Shoes: Specialized 2FO DH

ANSWERING THE CALL FOR GRAVITY RIDERS

Specialized had some big upgrades with the latest 2FO Roost.  Today, the team has launched and added another member of the family with the all-new 2FO DH. This version, however,  is intended to be a World-Cup-ready downhill shoe. The…
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